It’s been a quiet set of holidays for us, but an enjoyable one. A rare white Christmas descended on BC this year, and it has made for some beautiful days and walks in the snow around Salt Spring Island. The boat has kept us warm and cozy, despite some struggles with condensation and humidity this Continue Reading
First, a quick update… After returning to the Gulf Islands, we secured moorage for the boat on Salt Spring Island for a few months. Taking advantage of our medium-term home base, we traveled east to Ottawa to visit family and friends for the first time since before the pandemic. It was long overdue and wonderful Continue Reading
Join us for a boat tour!
We’ve been mostly out of cell phone and internet range north of Bella Bella these last few weeks, and the little service we’ve had has only given us time for some quick Instagram updates. We’re back in Bella Bella now (ironically, waiting for the post to deliver us a cell phone range extender) and getting Continue Reading
Challenges of a tiny kitchen
Making the most of a great chandelry
Cooking with Sea Asparagus
I grew up learning to sail in Ottawa, where “current” was what happened on flowing river (mostly when canoeing), and “tide” was what swallowed up the beach slowly on those rare family vacations to the ocean. Sailing on Lac Deschene on the Ottawa River, there really wasn’t much current and certainly no tide, so my Continue Reading
We have finally found the whales!
A quick update… From Jedediah Island, we sailed north to the town of Comox (well, motored mostly, as there wasn’t much wind). The main purpose for the trip was so Glenda could get her second vaccination, which we had booked before leaving Vancouver. We also took advantage of the two nights in Comox to provision Continue Reading